Information Resource Centre


Information Resource Centre (IRC) will resume operation at its new location in SDE4, 02-05, on Monday, 21 January 2019, at 9am.

Photocopying services, student search terminals, datastream access and the revamped IRC Portal will be made available soon.

For enquiries, please email to .


The Information Resource Centre (IRC) of the School of Design and Environment is a repository of specialised reference materials pertinent to the School's requirements.
It aims to develop and maintain a collection that supports the curriculum and research profiles of its staff and students.
It can accommodate over one hundred and fifty students for quiet study and is located on SDE 1, level 4.

For any enquiries :
Please call: 65163405 or

Required procedures when making requests from UTown and OED

SDE staff and students who wish to make the following requests from UTown and OED for their research work/projects are to go through their respective department coordinators (see list below):

  • Access specific and confidential UTown/OED documents/data
  • Conduct interviews
  • Make site visits
  • Enquire ongoing construction projects on campus managed by OED

SDE Department Coordinators:

    - Department of Architecture: Ms Lim Hwee Lee, email:
    - Department of Building: Mdm Suraini Bte Suib, email:
    - Department of Real Estate: Ms Zainab Binte Abdul Ghani, email:
    - Division of Industrial Design: Ms Winnie Chin, email:

Department Coordinators will advise on the necessary documents needed by OED (project endorsement by supervisor and duly filled non-disclosure agreement (NDA) form).

When the request is for campus maps, plans and drawings, SDE staff and students should go through Information Resource Centre (IRC): Ms Nihayah, email: .

Please note that information released by UTown/OED is strictly for the specified staff/student/group’s use and for that particular project/assignment they are working on. It cannot be released to a third party. A fresh request has to be made even for similar projects. Requestor will have to dispose/shred the confidential information after the completion of a project.

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